Humana Received 5-Star Quality Ratings for Two Medicare Contracts Reflecting the Company’s Focus on Quality in both Member Experience and Clinical Outcomes.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2018-- Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced today the Medicare star ratings for its Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, effective January 1, 2019, from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Humana currently serves more than 8.5 million Medicare members in all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, 3.5 million of which are Medicare Advantage members and 5 million are stand-alone PDP members. The star ratings were posted at www.medicare.gov.
Humana received a 5-star rating on CMS’s 5-star rating system for two MA contracts offered in Florida and Tennessee. In addition, Humana received a 4.5-star rating for two MA contracts offered in Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Oregon. Humana has 12 contracts rated 4-star or above and 3 million members in 4-star or above rated contracts to be offered in 2019, representing 84% of our MA membership as of July 2018. The achievement of a 5-star rating for two MA contracts in Florida and Tennessee provides Humana the ability to market for these contracts
“The continued improvement in Humana’s star quality ratings and the achievement of two 5-star contracts is a reflection of Humana’s unwavering commitment to drive quality and improved clinical outcomes for those we serve.” said Alan Wheatley, President, Retail Segment at Humana “Quality is at the forefront of everything we do and we are pleased that this steadfast commitment throughout the organization is reflected in our star ratings.”
The Medicare 5-star rating system rates the excellence of Medicare plans nationally. A plan may receive a rating between one and five stars, with five
CMS uses information from member-satisfaction surveys, health plans, and health care providers to assign overall Star Ratings to plans. The rating system uses more than 40 different quality measures in five categories, including:
Listed below is a breakdown of Humana’s contracts that achieved a rating of 5.0, 4.5 and 4.0-stars:
Humana 5.0-Star Rated Contracts
Humana 4.5-Star Rated Contracts
Humana 4.0-Star Rated Contracts
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